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Saudi Arabia pledges to crack down on male guardianship abuses – Haaretz

Saudi Arabia pledges to crack down on male guardianship abuses – Haaretz

Saudi Arabia will study how its male guardianship system is being abused, Saudi media reported on Monday, after the flight of an 18-year-old woman to Thailand last month focused global attention on the issue. Every Saudi woman is assigned a male relative –  often a father or husband but sometimes an uncle, brother or even […]

Kiwi vocalist Vivian Nouri has become one of the Middle East's hottest pop stars – Stuff.co.nz

Kiwi vocalist Vivian Nouri has become one of the Middle East's hottest pop stars – Stuff.co.nz

A Kiwi-raised singer has become a musical phenomenon in the Middle East. Vivian Nouri’s single Where Do We Go From Here? has been a No. 1 hit in countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Palestine, Iraq and Qatar since it was released in late 2018. Remarkably, the 25-year-old performer, who uses the stage name Nouri, says […]

BWT GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East: Al Faisal manages podium finish in Abu Dhabi opener – Muscat Daily

BWT GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East: Al Faisal manages podium finish in Abu Dhabi opener – Muscat Daily

Ahead of the race on Friday, Al Faisal had won seven of the nine races and had finished only one race outside the podium. On Friday, after qualifying second, Al Faisal managed to come third in a hard-fought race that saw the return of experienced Dylan Pereira of Luxembourg, who won the race. Turkey’s Berkay […]

U.S. Syria policy: Get others to pick up the slack – The Jerusalem Post

U.S. Syria policy: Get others to pick up the slack – The Jerusalem Post

Share on facebook Share on twitter Syrian Democratic Forces and U.S. troops are seen during a patrol near Turkish border in Hasakah, Syria November 4, 2018. (photo credit: RODI SAID / REUTERS) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional […]

Have Imran Khan and the army fixed Pakistan’s lopsided Middle East policy? – TRT World

Have Imran Khan and the army fixed Pakistan’s lopsided Middle East policy? – TRT World

Pakistan’s Middle East policy has long been centred around Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The country, under new leadership, now seems to be taking baby steps towards greater independence in the region. After announcing in his first week that he would not make any overseas trips in the first three months, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran […]

Amendment rebuking Trump over Middle East troop pullout advances in GOP-led Senate – CNN

Amendment rebuking Trump over Middle East troop pullout advances in GOP-led Senate – CNN

Amendment rebuking Trump over Middle East troop pullout advances in GOP-led Senate  CNN The Senate voted Thursday to advance an amendment highly critical of President Donald Trump’s push to remove troops from Syria and Afghanistan, a rare … Source link

130 ISIS fighters to be brought back to France – report – The Jerusalem Post

130 ISIS fighters to be brought back to France – report – The Jerusalem Post

Share on facebook Share on twitter ISIS video calls on Muslims to carry out attacks in France. (photo credit: ISLAMIC SOCIAL MEDIA) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like […]

Kuwait says no imminent solution to Gulf crisis – Middle East Monitor

Kuwait says no imminent solution to Gulf crisis – Middle East Monitor

Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Khalid Al-Jarallah, said Monday that there is no imminent prospect of a solution to the Gulf crisis. “The crisis has not stopped and the media campaigns have not stopped,” Al-Jarallah said, stressing that the rift between Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt on the one hand and […]

Despite truce, shelling in Syria injures dozens, including two children – The Jerusalem Post

Despite truce, shelling in Syria injures dozens, including two children – The Jerusalem Post

Share on facebook Share on twitter IDF tanks are deployed on Golan, March 19, after IAF hit Syria military sites in response to a roadside bomb. (photo credit: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models […]

Dozens of homes swept away by floods in Iraq's Najaf – Middle East Monitor

Dozens of homes swept away by floods in Iraq's Najaf – Middle East Monitor

More than 50 homes in Iraq’s southern Najaf province have been swept away by severe flash floods, a local civil-defence official said Monday, Anadolu Agency reports. “Torrential floods from the Najaf desert — the result of recent heavy rainfall — have swept away more than 50 homes in the village of Al-Rahimiya in the province’s southwest region,” […]